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  • The Iron Tower and veteran rewards program annouced for Age of Conan

    Looks like a new level 80 dungeon, the Iron Tower, and a veteran rewards program is heading to Age of Conan. This bit of good news was revealed in the latest director’s letter on the official site. The veteran rewards program uses “veteran points” – instead of a reward per-month interval system – with monthly […]

  • Weekly MMO news round-up: Conan at PAX, LOTRO gets new jewelry, WoW expansion leaks

    Loads of stuff happened this week with MMOs. Bethesda laughed off an Elder Scrolls MMO, APB started the Beta application process, Aion released pretty trailers, Star Wars will be playable at GamesCom and all other sorts of interesting things happened. What we didn’t tell you about was that Lord of the Rings Online got some […]

  • Weekly MMO news round-up: Trouble Edition

    It’s Saturday again, and time for your dose of MMO news. This one has been branded the “trouble” edition, because certain MMOS were either in trouble, or getting out of it this week. First off, Stargate Worlds is rumored to be in massive trouble, Age of Conan isn’t in as much any more, and China […]

  • Funcom has turned Age of Conan around, says CEO

    Funcom’s CEO Trond Arne Aas has said that Age of Conan has been turned around by the company and because of this, players are returning and server activity has increased. “The problems for Age of Conan arose after the game had been live for a period of time, as players progressed into parts of the […]

  • Funcom offering two free weeks of play for Age of Conan

    Funcom has announced that players who used to have an Age of Conan account can come back for free. From now until July 22, former can players re-activate their accounts with no obligations and receive 2 weeks of additional free playtime. Hopefully all the improvements made over the months and the upcoming expansion will sway […]

  • Age of Conan expansion to be unveiled at GamesCom

    Age of Conan’s first expansion will be revealed during GamesCom in August. “We will be revealing the first expansion for Age of Conan at the GamesCom show in August,” said Funcom’s Erling Ellingsen. “We have lots of exciting stuff to reveal and Conan players and gamers in general are in for a real treat, but […]

  • Weekly MMO news round-up: EverQuest and FusionFall expansions, Star Wars hitting Comic-Con

    Loads this week in MMO news, and some is more interesting than what we have been offered in previous weeks. FussionFall is getting an expansion for its 5 million users, the EQI&II trademark rumors turned out to be new expansions, Star Wars will be on hand at Comic-Con, and Conan got a new update. Also, […]

  • MMO sale on Steam gives you 20-75% off

    Steam’s weekend sale enters the realm of MMOs with titles ranging from 20-75 percent off. Here’s the list: Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures – $9.99 City of Heroes Architect Edition – $15.99 EVE Online: Apocrypha – $7.49 EverQuest Secrets of Faydwer Starter Pack – $15.99 EverQuest Seeds of Destruction All-In-One Compilation Pack – $31.99 EverQuest […]

  • Funcom reports $7 million in revenue for Q1 2009

    Funcom’s Q1 report for 2009 stated the company pulled in $7 million in revenue, and while that was less than the previous quarter, the company is pleased. Age of Conan received good news in the way of longer customer subscription periods. New account sign-ups rose compared to Q4, and higher levels of game activity were […]

  • Weekly MMO news round-up: Shadowbane gets a reprieve, AoC goes lvl 50, Twitter comes to PlayXpert

    Welcome once again to your weekly MMO news round-up. Loads going as usual what with PlayXpert releasing a new Widget for online games, Conan players getting to go to level 50, and Shadowbane getting a small reprieve from the death ax. Wanna know the rest? Of course you do, and it’s all after the break.

  • Free trial campaign launches for Age of Conan

    Funcom is has launched a free trial for Age of Conan. In an attempt to reel in more subscribers to the struggling MMO, the game’s director has posted an open letter on AoC’s official site, detailing the plan. Also mentioned was AoC’s new update, expected to land on the test servers sometime this week with […]

  • Weekly MMO news round-up: D&D turns three, Hello Kitty, WAR gets a forum

    There are many updates, announcements, and other goings on in MMO-land during the week, and it can be hard to keep up. Luckily, you have us. Get the last seven days’ worth of significant MMO news after the break.

  • Weekly MMO news round-up: Massive update for Mabinogi, Darkfall review, Star Trek collisions

    Loads of goings on in the world of MMOs, as usual. Let us make sense of it for you. This week’s had its fair share of content updates, a closed beta, character testing, teaser screens, and an MMO set near the Grand Canyon, in the future, after a plague. Honestly. Read on after the jump.

  • Four new dungeons added to Age of Conan

    A big PvP fix for Age of Conan will patch next time you log into the game. The update includes four new dungeons. Three new instances for maxed-out players include wing three of Black Ring Citadel, Slaughterhouse Cellar, and Xibaluku. Cradle of Decay is for mid-level players. Class tweaks, new emotes and crafting drops have […]

  • Weekly MMO news round-up: WAR's Night of Murder, Darkfall pre-orders, Spellborn's patch

    Sure, the more important MMO stories gets their own pieces during the week, but what about all games that aren’t World of Warcraft? Where does that leave them? Here in our MMO news round-up, obviously. So much happens on a daily basis in the world of MMOs that we thought we’d put as much as […]

  • Age of Conan 360 still in development, says Funcom

    Age of Conan game director Craig Morrison has confirmed to Eurogamer that Funcom is still working on the MMO for Xbox 360. “There is a small, dedicated team working on the Xbox platform at the moment,” he said. “We still plan on having a 360 version of the game at some stage but I’m afraid […]

  • More than half of Conan servers merged to oblivion

    The future isn’t looking so great for Conan and company. According to developer Funcom, Age of Conan players can expect to meet a few fresh faces this week, when their MMO of choice sees its server count slashed from 49 to a paltry 18. Since servers are region based, the number of servers available after […]

  • Age of Conan 360 "still in development," says Funcom

    In an email to MTV, Age of Conan product manager Erling Ellingsen said that despite last week’s staff cuts the MMO’s 360 version is still very much in development. The note in full: Our aim is for this to not affect development of ‘Age of Conan,’ or any of our other games, at all. We […]

  • Acti-Blizz Q3 financials - High percentage of those leaving WoW return, says Morhaime

    Speaking in an earnings call following the release of third quarter financials yesterday, Blizzard boss Mike Morhaime said that those leaving World of Warcraft for competing MMOs have a very strong chance of ultimately returning. According to the exec, of players trying Age of Conan, 68 percent came back to World of Warcraft, with the […]

  • Age of Conan gets major combat overhaul

    A post on the Age of Conan boards relaying the words of game director, Craig Morrison, reveals that quite on extensive combat update is being worked on. This is in addition to changes to trade skills and The Notoriety System. Snip: We are in this patch making some changes to combos which will affect melee […]


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  • Godager leaving Funcom will bring “player-centric” direction to Age of Conan

    Speaking to MTV, Funcom product manager Jørgen Tharaldsen said that the surprise departure of company founder Gaute Godager this week is likely to bring more attention to Age of Conan of subscribers. “I think that the fact that Gaute leaves means that we get a direction which is more player-centric, since [new game director Craig […]

  • Age of Conan’s “rhythm, longevity, gameplay and style” may not work: WAR boss

    Warhammer Online creative director Paul Barnett has said that it will be “very sad” if Funcom’s Age of Conan collapses, and that the game’s “rhythm, longevity, gameplay and style” may not connect with the market in general. “I think it will be very sad if they don’t have enough users to maintain the critical mass, […]

  • Age of Conan director compares WoW to McDonald’s

    In an interview with Eurogamer, Funcom’s Gaute Godager called WoW shallow – using a food reference. “But you know… I’m going to be a bit cheeky now, but if you’ve been to McDonalds for four or five years, and had your burger and your coke, sometimes it’s great to just have a great steak and […]

  • PC Gamer offers free Age of Conan item

    According to this massively story, the current issue of PC Gamer offers readers a free Age of Conan item. Apparently, the freebie’s called the Totem of Origins, and lets the player teleport back to their home city once every 24 hours. Doesn’t make your tits bigger though, does it? We assume this is US-only. More […]

  • Pray your way onto the Age of Conan beta

    According to this, Funcom is allowing those who didn’t make it onto the Age of Conan beta another shot at getting involved. Visit this thread for details. Basically, you have to submit a prayer to one of the game’s deities and the funniest/most desperate get in. Take a look. The game launches on May 20 […]